Practice Contact Information
1229 Homi Bhabha Block, Tata Memorial Centre
Dr. Ernest Borges Marg, Parel
Phone: +91 22 24177000
Web Site: http://tmc.gov.in
Areas of Interest in Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Surgeon
Dr Prathamesh Pai is Professor in the Department of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India. He is a teacher for the MCh (Head and Neck Surgical Oncology) a structured three year training programme recognised by the Medical Council of India.
A versatile surgeon, Dr. Pai has special interest in Laryngeal and Skull Base surgery with focus on Laser and Minimal access. He is convener of the Multidisciplinary Skull Base Clinic since 2007. He was a member of the Institutional Review Board, Tata Memorial Centre for several years and is a reviewer for numerous national and international journals. Besides being a co-investigator in numerous basic and clinical studies, currently he is conducting a large randomised clinical trial on evaluation of oral metronomic chemotherapy in advanced operable oral cancers. With over 80 peer reviewed publications he has articles on Near-Total Laryngectomy, Transoral Laser Surgery for Early Glottic Cancers, Endoscopic Sinonasal tumour surgery amongst his more cited ones. He is co-editor of a monograph on surgery for the larynx and hypopharynx.
Dr Pai an alumnus of the Grant Medical College, Mumbai specialized in Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery from Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. He pursued Fellowship in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at Tata Memorial Centre. In 2002 he received the UICC ICRETT Fellowship for training in Endoscopic Approaches to Sinonasal and Skull Base tumours in Kinikum Fulda, Germany. He was awarded the Hargobind Medical Fellowship in 2007 for training in Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Surgery of the Skull Base and Pituitary at the University of Pittsburgh, USA.
Metronomic Chemotherapy in Operable Advanced Oral Cancers